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Massive Security Flaw Picks The Padlock On Much Of The Internet
By Steve Henn
Updated: 3 months ago

A serious bug has been discovered in one of the Internet's most popular encryption programs. The bug, introduced in 2012 and named "Heartbleed," allows an attacker the means to evade security and access credit card numbers or passwords supplied to companies online by users.


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